A Project Retrospective Should Help the Team and the Business
Research conducted in by the Wharton School, Cornell, and the University of Colorado, found that prospective hindsight — imagining that an event has already occurred —increases the ability to correctly identify reasons for future outcomes by 30%.
So wouldn’t it be fair to assume that a project retrospective, or project post mortem, done right, should improve future project outcomes by 30%?
We think so.
Top 7 Reasons to Run a Project Retrospective
Let’s start with the top reasons our clients run a project retrospective:
The Bottom Line
Reviewing what went well, what should be improved, and how to do things better next time should be an integral part of each and every project management methodology. Do you invest the time required to continuously improve?
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